YOU ARE OLD: Bradley Beal Wore "23" Because Of LeBron, Not MJ

Bradley Beal always wore the number 23, from AAU ball to preps to his single year of college. He had to switch to No. 3 when he was drafted by the Wizards, since that number's unofficially retired for one Michael Jeffrey Jordan. You'd think Beal would be honored. But no, it turns out, he wore 23 because he idolized… » 1/06/14 4:10pm 1/06/14 4:10pm

This Fake 30 For 30 About Space Jam Is Actually Kind Of Funny

What if I told you that the greatest basketball player of all time retired in the middle of his prime, and that this retirement involved a trip to Looney Tune Land, where he would compete in the most important basketball game ever played? This is 30 for 30: The Space Jam Game. » 11/13/13 12:53pm 11/13/13 12:53pm

Michael Jordan Traded His Flu Game Sneakers For Applesauce (Sort Of)

Graham crackers and applesauce. That's all Michael Jordan wanted during an early-season game in Utah. The Bulls' trainer had his graham crackers, but applesauce was nowhere to be found. » 11/12/13 3:51pm 11/12/13 3:51pm

You Can Buy Michael Jordan's Chicagoland Mansion! (No, You Can't)

Nothing here to see but real estate porn of the highest order. Michael Jordan's selling his plush estate outside Chicago, at auction. Above is the tour video. It's 56,000 square feet on 7 acres and will cost you something on the order of $29 million — less than what Jordan earned in his final year with the Bulls, but… » 11/06/13 10:12pm 11/06/13 10:12pm

Here's Michael Jordan Schooling O.J. Mayo: "Better Scream For Mama!"

When O.J. Mayo was a high school phenom, he made the mistake of shit-talking Michael Jordan at one of Jordan's summer camps. Jordan was a few years north of 40 and well into his (permanent) retirement, but because he's Michael Jordan, he wasn't about to let such insolence from some young buck stand. So Jordan issued a… » 10/03/13 11:06am 10/03/13 11:06am

Here Is Michael Jordan's First Career Basket At UNC

Eye On Basketball unearthed this little gem today from YouTube's wayback machine. It's footage of a game that matched preseason No. 1 North Carolina against unranked Kansas on Nov. 28, 1981. It was the season opener at the Charlotte Coliseum. And it featured the first two collegiate shot attempts by a 6-foot-5 freshman … » 8/16/13 5:40pm 8/16/13 5:40pm